The Best Shows for Theatre Lovers in London This January

by Julia on December 12, 2017

If you’re a fan of the theatre, there’s no better city than London to enjoy some of the best plays and musicals ever produced. London’s West End is home to fine stage productions and acclaimed casts. To add to the magic, the plays are held in beautifully-restored historic theatres.

If you plan to be in London this January, now is the time to schedule holiday rentals ( and book theatre tickets to catch the best of the West End while you’re there. To make your holiday planning easier, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best shows.


Prince Edward Theatre

13 Nov 2017 – 09 Feb 2018

Whether you’re a Disney fan or not, Aladdin has appeal for children and adults of all ages. Based on the hugely popular Disney animated feature from 1991, this impressive stage production of the musical takes you deep into the enchanting world of Agrabah. With an array of lavish set pieces and colourful costumes, this is one show the entire family is sure to love.

An American In Paris

Dominion Theatre

13 Nov 2017 – 05 Jan 2018

If your favourite thing about a West End musical is the choreography, we’d highly recommend booking tickets to An American In Paris. This stunning musical is full of beautiful tunes, incredible dancing, and impeccable set designs. The setting at the historic Dominion Theatre will make your evening even more special.


Piccadilly Theatre

13 Nov 2017 – 18 Feb 2018

Featuring the extremely funny Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan, Annie the Musical is based on the well-known story of “Little Orphan Annie” which centres around the spirited, red-headed orphan Annie. Since its launch, the current incarnation of this story has received a lot of love by audiences and critics alike. If you’re a fan of musicals, get ready to sing along with its huge list of popular songs such as “Tomorrow” and “It’s a Hard Knock Life”.

The Book of Mormon

Prince of Wales Theatre

13 Nov 2017 – 02 Mar 2018

A hilarious musical comedy about a pair of young mismatched Mormon missionaries who are sent to Uganda, The Book of Mormon has had a hugely popular run. Make sure you book play one well ahead of your trip, as tickets tend to sell out in advance.

Savoy Theatre

13 Nov 2017 – 02 Jun 2018

Finally making its way over from Broadway to the West End this year, the ground-breaking and sensational Dreamgirls is a must for music lovers. It charts the journey and experience of a group of young female R&B singers in 1960s America. Get ready to enjoy some seriously impressive singing.



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